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the district achieve its goal of equal access to quality education for all of its students. effectiveness of core substit e substitutes could be improved if their jobs were assigned no later than the night before. that was always practiced before previous years. currently jobs are assigned on the morning of the assignment. despite all reasonable efforts to reach the sights on time. it may be that we arrive late, this creates stress for the school staff and disrupts the student's learning routine. thank you. >> good evening commissioners. congratulations president norton and vice president fewer. and good evening superintendent. my name is darlene ania, and i am here today in my capacity as vice president of substitutes with uesf. i wish to direct attention to a problem that has impacted our students and schools for the entire fall semester. though initial steps have been taken to remedy this situation, i believe that this is an important issue which should be kind of spotlighted right now. so we don't have this same problem next year. the problem is an i.t. problem. the system was not in
? what are the options for a solid student in this system? how can we get a good education for kesean? how can we plan alternative for what is not providing him with a challenged or adequate education? any places for me to pursue this? >> we have you get with the chief of staff, and have the middle schools to follow up with you. >> to whom do i give this? thank you. >> good evening ladies and gentlemen of the board of education. i hope you remember me from last time. two minutes was not enough. i am back. i would like to address any questions you have concerning nonviolent parenting and what is the obstacle of having these installed in the schools. the problem question is what happens when a child makes a mistake over and over. the response to that question is that you make a new rule until that child continues the behavior. and they compensate their victims, and being punitive. hopefully this is a behavior they will adopt as adults. another frequently asked question, what is a mistake. we define a mistake for a small child as dangerous or destru destructive. as they get older we expa
is no longer illegal, and some christian educators have continued to teach the book of genesis as science. in 2008 bobby jindal passed the science education act which encourages teachers to bring in their own supplemental material when teaching controversial subject such as evolution. but then teachers excluded evolutionism but creationism. and that is what forced students like zach koplan to speak out. >> christians have claimed that it promotes critical thinking. you don't need a law to teach critical thinking in science class. critical thinking is fundamental to the scientific amal method. >> john: joining me now is that very young man, zach koplan at rice university who is leading the fight to repeal the louisiana science education act thank you for coming on the program and for your service to science, and christianity. >> thank you. >> john: what made you speak out on this. >> the louisiana science education act passed in 2008, it was something that had been on my radar since then and symbolized everything that could be embarrassing about my state. i mean, you probably know there ar
to the public and the media. >> female college students are turning to creative methods to pay for education. a list of rankings is showing schools with the most students, who are searching for sugar daddies. the dating website put out the list, it connects sugar daddies with sugar babies or mutually rewarding relationships. georgia state in atlanta topped the list of schools, nyu second, temple is third. >>> other higher education news, a study finds the more money parents contributed to the kids education the lower their grade. it's not a big enough effect to make the students fail out of college but parents assume the more financial support they give the better their child will x<perform in school. >>> weddings are popular, there are a lot of brides out there, right now planning for their special day. as elizabeth tells us tonight, there are plenty of people out there planning to take advantage of the brides to be. >> they treat brides and grooms like human atms. >> they are the authors of bridal bargains , the wedding industry doesn't want you to read. over the span of 24 years, they my
health in terms of research, education, and policy. >> when you look at what has been that in the past, it has not got this very far. we have to do something different. we believe a national discussion, putting aside preconceived notions will have us move forward as a nation. >> for more, we're joined by colin goddard. on april 16, 2007, he was shot four times when a gunman armed with a 22 caliber semiautomatic handgun, 9 millimeter semiautomatic, went on a rampage at virginia tech. 32 people were killed. he and 16 others were injured. colin goddard now works with the brady campaign to prevent gun violence. he just returned from meeting with survivors and their parents in newtown. the british campaign was the first trip to meet vice president joe biden's task force on guns, and later colin is headed to the white house to attend president of his announcement on gun-control. he is joining us from washington, d.c.. welcome back to "democracy now!" though the announcement has not been made as of this broadcast, president obama says he is calling for a ban on assault weapons, and high-capac
is education. >> and the mayor says baltimore city schools des have thely need the cash to reach the goals. she says in order to educate children, more money is needed. >> heating systems, cooling systems, so we can make sure kids won't miss school when the temperatures rise. we need to make sure we're able to build new schools in neighborhoods that need new schools and we need that funding source. >> in the budget, governor o'malley has already budgeted $346 million. >>> now to the breaking news we brought to you first on good morning maryland. the algerian government is in the middle of an operation to free house tajes held in a compound. >> 10 were held but five are safe. the status of the others is unclear. the rescue operation is still far from over. >> reporter: the algerian military as attacked a gas facility where terrorists are holding people including americans. there has been casualties but they won't confirm. >> i think we have to prepare ourselves for the possibility of bad news ahead. >> reporter: secretary of state hillary clinton has been in contact with the algerian prime minis
education for the kids, but not everyone is buying it. we turn to ko im now who is with protesters outside henderson's home. >> reporter: we haven't seen any protesters yet. they're supposed to come from around the corner, but the chancellor says the move would save $20 million just in programming in its first year. about half of that would go to the schools getting new students, but the protesters say her math doesn't add up and some parts of the district will be disproportionately, if not unfairly, affected. we have the list of the schools spared from the original 20 proposed consolidations including francis stevens, garrison elementary, johnson elementary, malcomb x elementary and smothers. so some are relieved today. and may -- mayor vincent gray believes this will help speed up education reform. the protesters want a moratorium on the 15 schools that will be closed. the school system says they got feedback from thousands of people and the protesters have yet to be seen. back to you. >> you can imagine parents and kids are very passionate about saving their local schools. >>> presiden
spend on everything from education to public safety less as a share of the economy that has been true for a generation. that is not a recipe for growth. we have to do more to stabilize the finances over the medium and long-term, and also spur more growth in the short term. i have said i am hoping to making modest adjustments to programs like medicare to protect them for future generations. i also said we need more revenue for tax reform by closing loopholes for the wealthiest americans. if we combine a balanced package of savings from spending on health care and revenues from closing loopholes, we consult the deficit issue without sacrificing our investments in things like education that are going to help us grow. it turns out the american people agree with me. they listened to an entire year's debate over this issue, and they made a clear decision about the approach they prefer. they do not think it is fair to ask a senior to pay more for his or her health care or a scientist to shut down like that saving research so that a multi millionaire investor can take less in tax rates then a
to washington with a "washington post" mark. >> a once of a lifetime opportunity in education major knows it is a teachable moment. >> my students can see what is the pinnacle of performing in a matching band. >> here's the thing. a lot of talent to be able to move and play an instrument. i can barely walk and talk. >> did you play? >> what about you? >> i played the clarinet. and the saxophone. all that hot air. i knew it had to be a wind instrument. i am sorry. i just thought so. >> clink, clink, clink. go ahead, baby. >> up next underestimating the average duration of a cough? should it last a week or two. >> what researchers are saying. >> center for science and public interest is handing out the extreme eating award to chain restaurants. what the award means and what they are trying to do. >>> it's a big step towards revitalizing the west side as an arts and entertainment district. i will have details on the new every man theater. ♪ ♪ i'm halfway to your heart ♪ you have to let me know ♪ so i don't make my worst mistake ♪ ♪ turn around and let you go [ female announcer ]
and education and job training and science and medical research -- all the things that help us grow. now, step by step, we've made progress towards that goal. over the past two years, i've signed into law about $1.4 trillion in spending cuts. two weeks ago, i signed into law more than $600 billion in new revenue by making sure the wealthiest americans begin to pay their fair share. when you add the money that we'll save in interest payments on the debt, all together that adds up to a total of about $2.5 trillion in deficit reduction over the past two years -- not counting the $400 billion already saved from winding down the wars in iraq and afghanistan. so we've made progress. we are moving towards our ultimate goal of getting to a $4 trillion reduction. and there will be more deficit reduction when congress decides what to do about the $1.2 trillion in automatic spending cuts that have been pushed off until next month. the fact is, though, we can't finish the job of deficit reduction through spending cuts alone. the cuts we've already made to priorities other than medicare, medicaid, social s
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america 's top educator. >> she is an english teacher in cecil county. let's go live to the newsroom with her story. this is a big deal. >> a very big deal. you could call it the final four. she's competing against three other teachers in three other states for the top honor. >> rhonda is one of the national finalists for a teacher of the year. >> its such an honor and such an incredible opportunity to speak for so many hard-working people. >> it was a surprise to most of the teaching staff. the news had been kept under wraps on purpose, but now it's out. one of their own could be making a trip to the white house to be honored by the president. >> it means so much to me because i'm a graduate of the school and a product of such incredible teachers. this kind of recognition is overdue. a lot of small districts are like that. there are incredible teachers all across the country. >> she's competing for national teacher of the year against top educators in new hampshire, florida, and washington state. a winner will be announced in april. for now, the teacher continues to work on behalf o
streets in northwest. we're talking about pedestrians. so they're launching campaigns to educate walkers on what they want and shouldn't do if they cross the street. more than 900 crashes were reported in the city last year. people were warned with flyers earlier in the week. transportation officials want the able to flack and suspend it for multiple citations. >> people get away with things only so long. after a while they get caught. >> why would the government waste their time. >> according to "the washington post," unpaid tolls in the state totalled nearly $7 mill i don't onin recent years. >>> american airlines gets a new look. the family re while and blue stripes are gone. they're replaced with a new logo and "american" in large letters. they say the rebranding is designed to reflect the company's passion for progress. it's the first makeover for the company in more than 40 years. we have breaks news tonight, a former police officers was found guilty of killing his girlfriend and baby date. richmond phillips was found guilty on all counts. prosecutors argued that phillips did not w
-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> a maryland has school teacher is in the running to become national educators of the year. >> rhonda holmes-blankenship is one of the four finalists. she says she is honored to be considered. >> it means so much to me. i am a graduate of cecil county public schools. i feel like this kind of recognition is overdue in a way. a lot of small districts are like that. there are incredible teachers across the country. >> good luck to her. two maryland teachers have been named national educators of the year. >> the odds are in her favor. >> 5:26. ravens, ravens, and ravens. >> we have you covered on the road to new orleans. >> i'm here with some ravens cheerleaders this morning. we will take you out to the party, coming up. >> despite the name, we have found a name where ravens fans are welcomed. >> we will take a look at the game time forecast and the seven-day. >> we will check on the roads for your morning commute and let for your morning commute and let >> you're watching wbal-tv 11. live, local, late-breaking. this is 11 news today at 5:00 a.m. >> good morning. we
of education, research and development, innovation energy. there are things we can do about it but we have to do them together as a country. that's our goal. >> i do think it's important to put in context and remember just how dark the days were four years ago and how in the middle of that meltdown, people were thinking about going to caves and getting spam and guns. it was dark. not only the president, but the president working with george w. bush and others really pitched in and had to make very tough decisions and a lot of hard votes that got a lot of people unelected from office to get us through that. >> when we got our first economic briefings, i wanted to get some spam and go into a cave. i know what you're talking about. >> that's why this is such an opportunity, though, for the president right now. the problems we're talking about are structural. they've been there for a long time. this declining middle class has gone on for two decades. it isn't just the recession. that means investing. this is where the problem of the debt comes in. if you're going to get bet
who deny climate change, and it is not about intelligence or about education. it turns out those that deny climate change, the one that are most indicated are the ones that will be in denial. the less educated are less in the nile. in other words, the nile is a fact. denial is a stance they have and the more intellectuals much they have, the more they employ their intellectual smarts to support their e motion on the nile. in other words, what i'm saying, we're not talking about it irrationality here. talking about an emotional position. the intellectual argumentations come only secondary to the emotional stance. this is a phenomenon that is very much of the political right, and that is what we see in this country, to a large degree, but it is not completely absent on the progressive side either. and we need to look at how that functions on both sides. there have been studies of the brain, have compared progressive brains versus right wing brains. these days, you can do these scans where you can gather a lot of information up to a certain point. some of them are interesting. one s
want to get both, what an incredible educational resource. the book and dvd are yours for contribution of $150. think about that as he watched recall in. let us know you are there. link tv alive and democracy now on the tv. 866-359-4334. we turn to a clip of the new film opening around the country, "harvest of the entire." >> we're all proud to be an american today. >> once again, the streets of our country were taken over today by people who don't belong here. >> the, the culture of criminality. >> that put a strain on our social security, education, health care. >> an ever teach in school the huge latino presence is a direct result of our government's actions in central america over many decades free of the thousands upon thousands of puerto rican zwerg recruited to work here in the united states free of the >> the feeling was we could easily -- easily over the government and make it easier for other american businesses to operate in central america. >> from the very beginning, the west depended for its labor on mexicans. >> are you a communist? the history. >> i had never seen anyth
which she says will save money and provide better education, but not everybody is buying in. >> reporter: i'm ko im in northeast. these protests are say they're still unhappy that 15 schools will close, 13 at end of this school year. the signs for help at this northwest d.c. elementary school can come down now. >> garrison is not closing. >> oh, really. i'm sure everybody will be excited to know that. i didn't know that. that's good. okay, good. so everything worked. we had little signs up and everything save our school. that's awesome. >> we're paying too much and offer doing little. >> reporter: today d.c. schools chancellor kaya henderson released the names. five schools were spared from the original 20 proposed closures. they were saved partly through partnership and also with hopes of high enrollment in the future. the chancellor says they'd save $8.5 million overall in savings from programming in the first year, but it doesn't add up for some in the community. >> to be certain schools down -- shutting schools down and closing schools down, it's a big concern because the thing of
supported equal rights for minorities and women. and promised education. she was 94. >>> one couple has been ranked the highest paid couple in hollywood. twilight has earned millions. the second was to chaning tatum and rachel mc adams. >>> you may be able to get change from the atm. atms are capable of dispensing 1 and 5-dollar bills and they are popping up around the country. chase and pnc are allowing people to withdraw 1 and 5- dollar bills. some may dispense coins. this refree for the customers. >>> 5 minutes before the hour. time for a check of the forecast. it is purple friday, people, they want to get out and see the purple caravan and it is cooperating. >> the weather will cooperate. we'll have high pressure building here and seeing showers light in nature and flurries, people are going out of town. if they head to bwi and under partly cloudy skies. the wind will be a big factor. that 35 and the winds out of the northwest at 12 miles an hour. getting the kids off to school. it will be a cold start and tend the day. the 38 is going to be feeling like we're in the 20s today because of
is expected to save the district $8.5 million which officials say will be reinvested to improve education. we'll have much more reaction to this coming up in just a few minutes. if you want another look at the full list of schools that will be closing, go to myfoxdc.com. >>> new this morning, maryland governor martin o'malley propose as a change to make early voting more accessible but it is running into some opposition. >> here is your chance to set your eyes on a piece of presidential history. find out where you can see the bible that will be used in president obama's second inauguration that was all used by president lincoln.  >>> new this morning, a push in maryland to make it easier for people to vote. o'malley wants to allow people to register to vote on the same day they cast their ballots. it is said that same day reaming station can increase chances of voter faud. >> in florida, that state's governor who cut early voting last year from 14 days down to eight now thinks going back to 14 days is a good idea. governor rick scott is burning for shorter alligator alley lots appea
.com. kleenex®. america's softest tissue. hamburger helper can help you back. and with box tops for education on every box, it helps you help your school. so you're doing good, just by making dinner. hamburger helper. available at walmart. i just finished a bowl of your light chicken pot pie soup and it was so rich and creamy... is it really 100 calories? let me put you on webcan... lean roasted chicken... and a creamy broth mmm i can still see you. [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. >>> i can't take it! i can't take this! i can't take it anymore! i can't -- [ screaming ] >>> i think i heard my husband say the same things. those overtimes. we don't have to tell you that football fans are certainly passionate about their teams. one ravens fan, hear his reaction to the double o.t., it takes it to a whole new level. keith letourneau living in bel air, maryland, and he absolutely lost it. a lot of people thought he was hamming it up for the camera, but his wife says she is tapes it and says he always celebrates a big ravens wince this way. that's so funny. >>> game over for
an educator i've always been very, very focused on girls, you know, on giving them self-esteem and helping them be positive. how do we take these little girls that are in fifth grade, and they think being a hip-hop dancer is shaking their booty and -- you know what i mean? and like wearing little booty shorts and whatever. how do we show them how to breakdance, you know? how do we put them on to something else that's positive get them excited about that? and how do we build their self-esteem and take it away from just being pretty, but take it to being intelligent and being able to say something, what's your viewpoint? i still want to create more work that's personal, that has a message, that can communicate something powerful that influences people while being true to the roots of hip-hop dance. i always want to be true to that. >> rhea: sackett has worked with international stars including bow-wow, mario and ashanti. but her passion is mentoring young "b-girls," or breakdancing girls who are in her own community. >> kwame: and now a man who makes a living from turning the ordinary into t
are going to be working in your state. and education is the new currency of the world, and you want an educated population. so if they don't do it, they will find themselves really behind the times, so i think what they are doing is looking ahead and recognizing that businesses are going to demand in and the more businesses you want to move you have to have an educated workforce. >> virginia's first openly gay judge has been appointed to the bench. reversing a division last year, rejecting him, the house of delegates voted this year, in fact this past week, to seat tracy thorn and he will serve a six--year-term there, and the debate came out because of his record, and what do you think this signals? >> the people i am talking to are saying this is another indication that the purple and the red/blue virginia cosmos is becoming more pronounced and it's not a liberal but less conservatives, and gay rights are gaining, and maybe not many but enough parts of virginia to move this thing along and the republicans want to ask themselves, are we on the wrong side of the gay rights issue, and
elementary, winston education campus, ron brown elementary. henderson says the money saved will be reinvested into the system and speed up reform. >> ultimately we're paying too much and offering too little. we will be able to expand opportunities that some of our most sought after schools -- at some of our most sought after schools in the district. >> henderson says despite strong reaction from parents, her duty is to look out for the students. to see that full list of schools again, go to myfoxdc.com. tony, tucker, over to you. >>> thank you very much. hello, there. >> good morning. something our students haven't seen much of this year, snow days. >> i know. >> we're trying. >> tried to get it in here. it wouldn't cooperate. >> today is going to be beautiful. sunshine back. haven't seen sun since last saturday. >> wow. >> almost a week. should be a good looking day. sun is up at 7:24. and it will be a cool afternoon. definitely still considered winter time with highs in the upper 30s to about 40 with a bit of a breeze. 19 now in boston. off to the north and west, chicago 20 degrees. 0 inter
, technology, engineering, mathematics education programs. 209 of those. surface transportation, 100 plus. picture quality, 82 programs. economic development 88. transportation assistance, 80 financial literacy among 56 different programs, job training forty-seven different job training programs. homelessness and the prevention, assistance, plenty programs. food for the hundred and 18. disaster response prepared this cannot be met, 17 different programs. >> well, it is not just a land is that we have that many programs. what is also outlandish as we don't know if they're working because when they are passed there is nothing that says you have to have a metric to see if it is accomplishing the goal. in the base defect of the congress since i have been here has been the total lack of oversight of most of the programs. >> you recount in the book a story about taking an amendment to the senate floor to get rid of some of these duplication programs, duplicative programs. what happened? why did it pass? >> we had one for $2 million pass but all the rest of failed. >> why? >> because all of thes
lose millions in community block grant funding and in the education department and a number of other areas. so i'm in the process of getting ready to announce my budge it in the first week of february. we don't know what we are or aren't going to have. i inherited a $4.2 billion deficit. we didn't spend more than what we had. the federal government has to look to spend within their means. >> we are going to leave it there. >> we appreciate it. great story to tell. we have breaking news out of washington now the house is voting to provide aid to victims of super storm sandy. >> the house vote is continuing. we have five minutes left. this $50 billion bill for sandy relief has the votes to pass. 175 nay votes. about 5:00 left in the vote it is not official until they gavel down this vote. earlier today there was an attempt to offset some of the cost of the spending in this bill bypassing an amendment that could have a spending caught with the federal government. this will not be paid for but it looks like the $50 billion is passing as we speak. >> dow k chris christie will have a nice
is a fearless leader, answering the call to serve throughout his career. work on issues from education and transporation to civil rights and national service advanced the causes of the party immeasurably. please join me in thanking our retiring officers. they have done a remarkable service for the entire country. [applause] now let me introduce our slate of new dnc officers. they are a talented, dedicated and passionate group of people who will strengthen and energize our party. marina alana, with your support today, serve as vice chair of the dnc. maria's work as executive treasurer of the los angeles county federation of labor and years of service as president of the tier local 11 # reaffirm our party's steadfast commitment to american workers. she'll strengthen the bond between the dnc and brothers and sisters in the labor movement. my friends, congresswoman of hawaii, with your support today, will also serve as vice chair. she's the first american indue member of congress, and along with the congresswoman of illinois, one of the first female combat veterans to serve in congress. [a
failed. the senate education and health committee struck down the repeal bill yed. the committee killed a separate measure preventing funding abortions with little or no chance of survival of fetuses. >>> anne arundel county executive trial gets under way today. yesterday he waived his right to a jury trial. a judge will determine his innocence or dpilt instead. leopold is accused of using taxpayer funded police details for personal and political purposes, including ferrying him to sexual encounters with a mistress in parking lots. leopold maintains his innocence. he faces up to five years in prison if convicted. >>> the original author of the dear abby advice column died. pauline freed man phillips died yesterday after a long battle with alzheimer's disease. for decades, her -- the two were on good terms by the time esther died in 2002 and giving good advice runs in the family. the dear abby column has been written by her daughter jean for the last nine years. >>> it looks like actor tom cruise may be the latest victim of a hoax called swatting. that's when a false report is called in
plus. a teacher is held up as a national example of excellence. her story in this morning's " education alert.' >> how do you move a baby elephant? very carefully. what is the latest on 70? >> there is an accident that is blocking some lanes. 42 miles per hour. eastbound 70 prior to the beltway. at least the right lane is taken up. this is traffic leading up to it. expect delays starting to form. 14 minutes on the outer loop west side. everything flowing well on the rest of the major roadways. >> maybe a few snow flurries. about a 20% chance for some snow flurries. there we go. >> thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> we will be back with a live update at 7:25. >> have a good one. >> this is a wbal-tv 11 editorial with president and general manager dan joerres. >> be bold and get cold. that's the motto of thousands who will take the 17th annual plunge into the frigid waters of the chesapeake bay in a week. beginning with the cool schools plunge and continuing through saturday's final plunge, marylanders will pledge their money and time in support of special olympics athletes who p
board of education. the little rock central high school marching band. >> impressive band, wolf. they should all become fund-raisers. the little rock students accomplished a huge task. they raised $100,000 to make this trip in just three weeks. >> let's take another quick break. as we go to break, let's listen to the little rock central high school band. rock central high school band. ♪ brought to you by bp and all of us who call the gulf home. >>> a tribute to the united states air force. they are beginning to walk by the president of the united states. the president honoring the u.s. air force and we should as well. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >> the men and women of the united states air force. the u.s. air force academy, color guards, reserve companies, they are all here as the president salutes the men and women of the u.s. military, the army, the navy, the marine corps, they will be honored as well. you see the president saluting and applauding together with the vice president, chief of stf as the u.s. air force is there as well. up next, by the way, kate, is the grambli
storm. no matter all the sophisticated computer models. the best educated meteorologist, still mother nature has a mind much her own. it tracked about 50 miles farther south than what we were thinking. capitol hill under a clearing sky. 38 at reagan national. a northwest wind at 12 to 15 miles an hour. occasionally gusting to 20 miles per hour. yeah, it feels like winter. there's the storm. it rolled across western north carolina all across southern virginia and central virginia. look at the snow amounts. anywhere from a dusting to an inch in far southern maryland and down toward the northern neck of virginia. and then farther west of there, couple of inches south of charlottesville. but up to 6 inches near richmond and south of there. southeast of there and up to as much as 14 inches in parts of northern -- western part of north carolina and southwestern virginia as much as 8 to 10 to 12 inches fell there. it was a close call. just tracked about 50 miles farther south. since then, we've had our sky clear out. a few scattered flurries rolled through from the north and west. we're clea
to improve education. other schools in the district are planning to expand as part of the same reorganization plan. >>> as the flu season rages on, the cdc is urging everyone to get a flu shot. in montgomery county, clinics are offering free vaccinations today at the germantown health center. it is from 9:00 a.m. to noon but you must make an appointment. in virginia, inova alexandria hospital is offering the flu shot from 3:00 this afternoon to 6:00. also, local safeway stores are getting an additional 16,000 flu shots to meet the high demand. you don't need an appointment to get your shot at safeway but you should call ahead to make sure they have them in stock when you get there. a rally on wall street. we'll talk about that coming up next. >> if you are planning to dine out in alexandria this weekend, make your reservations ahead of time. restaurants are sell broughting with an inaugural edition -- restaurants are celebrating with an inaugural edition.  we're sitting on a bunch of shale gas. there's natural gas under my town. it's a game changer. ♪ it means cleaner, cheaper american
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organizations that own or control movable soccer goals to establish a goal safety and educational program. it would also ban movable soccer goals that are not tip resistant. >> everybody needs to be aware of the danger and that's the problem is people are just not aware of this danger. >> reporter: now this law would only ban the sale and manufacture of nontip resistant goals in virginia. now she spoke to a senate subcommittee yesterday, mary elliott did, and they moved it forward to the senate floor and if they like it and pass it, it then goes to the house. if they pass it, i can't see the governor not signing it. >> but the ones that are already out there, those can stay. so parents need to look at these things, right? >> exactly. >> make sure they're anchored. >> they want a policy in place so that everybody pays attention and makes sure those goals are secure and anchored with a sandbag or whatever. >> did they sue over their son's death? >> yes, they did sue and they won. this is actually a law, the same law she's trying to get passed is actually a law in other states, but after hi
also is the martin luther king holiday. >> the least among us is dr. king would say to agitate, educate, and mobilize from the bottom up, to have those voices for those who are still struggling, those who dr. king would have been standing for. >> reporter: the answer coalition will gather at 14th and pennsylvania avenue just blocks from the white house. but its protest is bigger than obama. >> it's to send a message to all the politicians. not just the president. the senator, the congressmen, all the big business people. these are the problems of ordinary working people we need to be tackling. >> reporter: tom sherwood, news 4. >>> nbc 4 is the place to watch inauguration day events from start to finish. we will be up extra early. news 4 today begins at 4:00 a.m. on monday. we'll be live on capitol hill to preview the day's events. you can also check out our inauguration guide on nbcwashington.com. >> pretty big deal. happens every four years. >> that's right. >>> right now it is 6:36. hope you're off to a great morning. coming up, we're going to run down some of the a-list celebrities
educational protections and services including transportation to stay in the same school. public schools in new york, new jersey, connecticut are working tirelessly to support uninterrupted education of displaced children through the program. yet these schools face significant unexpected costs associated with the increased number of homeless students. congress has appropriated supplemental funds to help defer the costs associated with these increase -- these increases from past disasters. mr. chairman, if i might, give than the bill before us today does not contain direct funding for the program, is it your understanding that the intentions of the department of health and human services and the department of education work with the states of new york, new jersey, connecticut to assist the school districts affected by superstorm sandy, to access funds under the social services block grant to support the education of students displaced by the storm, including the transportation, counseling and supplies? i yield to the gentleman. mr. rogers: i thank the gentleman for yielding. yes. that is
. government does public safety. it does education. it does programs for the children, for the elderly. so what you refrench in government you cut the good which in many respects is a bad. i mean is there a lesson here for the national government and the national politician? >> well, the lesson is one that you've got to make tough choices. you have to live within your means. that means you have to not do everything you want to. but you also have to raise more money. we did raise a tax on all citizens called the sales tax, a quarter of a cent. and we raised the tax on individuals who make more than $250,000 or couples who make more than $500,000. so that's what we did. there's no doubt america is overcommitted. we're overcommitted abroad with our several hundred drid military installations. we're overcommitted in our borrowing 40 cents for every dollar. >> reporter: answer me a question about the ideology and the gridlock between republican and democrats? it seems to be parallel to what's going on in the united states' congress at the same time. >> well, in california through the initiative proc
life and better education, that's for sure. >> what was the inspiration. >> i'm fortunate to be brought up in the family i was. i had good parents. they gave me everything. but there are some children whose parents have done mistakes and they are also suffering. and i think that i should give it to them. >> and if some of your kids were watching, what do you want to say to them? >> their mamu did it, and i'm sure you're proud of me, whatever i'm doing. >> i'm proud of you too. >> thank you. >>> and we are proud of all the people who showed up for the second inauguration of the president. look how beautiful the capitol looks tonight. and look at all of the gorgeous faces! out on the mall. they showed up. to be with us here at cnn. and we are very happy that they're here, because we're getting ready for the presidential inauguration and you might be asking, why do we do it, other than it is the law. wendy walsh is a human behavioral psychologist, and wendy, you say there is a bit of a fine line here. we americans walk during an inauguration, right? >> reporter: it's true, don. i think tha
on the environment or education policy, and the president really only has six to eight months to get that done according to historia historians. >>> let me ask you more about thatment we know you wrote a piece for nbcnews.com that explains why the next six months are critical for the president. can you talk a little more about that? >> yes. this is something, like i said, historians have seen that presidents often only have about six to eight months to get something done. they look at lbj trying to get civil rights or the great society items of legislation done that we think of today. and if president obama is going to get anything done on his sweeping call to action on guns or anything done on immigration where really latinos were such a huge part of his coalition to win in 2012, if he's going to get any of that stuff done, it's really important to get off to a quick start and get some of that done in the first six to eight months because otherwise, most of these guys, these elected officials look toward the mid terms and they start to think about who is coming after president obama. really k
to join their clergy call a sea orb, they step away from their education, they are impoverished by their service and made to work long hours, as paul said you can on that clip. some of these kids, you know, one of them i talked to, he was put in one of these heavy machinery factories where they notch books and they chopped off part of his finger. he was 16 years old. according to the labor laws in the state of california, he shouldn't have been in that kind of situation. he should have been in school to start w >> you mention the labor laws, i should mention again, the church of scientology says it comp lies about all applicable child labor laws and as a blanket matter, denies allegations such as yours. you also allege the continuing course of intimidation by the church for members who try to leave. >> well, i have talked to you know, 150 people who were former members, 160, something like that, and many of them have been harassed, some of them have been followed by private investigators. threatened with a breaking away from their family, not being able to see members of their f
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